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[audio]sojournertruthradio 08/04/11 Debt Ceiling Deal - with Margaret Prescod
The combined impact of the Congressional debt ceiling deal and California budget cuts on people with disabilities and elderly dependents. Lilibeth Navarro, a disability rights activist and founder and executive director of CALIF joins us.
Keywords: California Budget; disabilities; Navarro
Downloads: 4
[audio]Sojourner Truth 1/20/11
Protesters demand Congress keep healthcare reform, and California budget cuts impact services for the most vulnerable. Guests join us in studio from the California Partnership. For our weekly series on the environment: the impact of mountain top removal and efforts to stop it. We are joined by Maria Gunnoe, a Cherokee Native of West Virginia and an award winning environmental activist. Also, rap artist Olmeca on his music and his recent trip to Chiapas.
Keywords: healthcare; california budget; environment; moutaintop removal; olmeca; rap
Downloads: 9
[audio]Soujournertruthradio 01/20/11
Protesters demand Congress keep healthcare reform, and California budget cuts impact services for the most vulnerable. Guests join us in studio from the California Partnership. For our weekly series on the environment: the impact of mountain top removal and efforts to stop it. We are joined by Maria Gunnoe, a Cherokee Native of West Virginia and an award winning environmental activist. Also, rap artist Olmeca on his music and his recent trip to Chiapas.
Keywords: healthcare; environment; california budget; mountaintop removal; mining; EPA
Downloads: 2
[audio]Sojournertruthradio 061511 - with Margaret Prescod
The budget deadline for the State of California has passed. With the state having access to more income than previously thought, will further cuts nevertheless be made? And south of the border, a movement of tens of thousands in Mexico, are taking to the streets to protest the violence and corruption in President Calderonâs US backed war on drugs that have left at least 35,000 people dead. Also, within the context of the FBIâs renewed focus on activists, the home of a local Chicano rights acti...
Keywords: California Budget; Mexico; Drug War; Carlos Montes; COINTELPRO
Downloads: 17
[audio]BrownsCountdown_110323
"Fixing the Budget: Brown's Countdown and Beyond" This live panel discussion moderated by Jeffrey Callison concludes a series co-produced by Capital Public Radio and The Sacramento Bee.
Keywords: Brown's Countdown; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; Sacramento Bee, The; California budget
Downloads: 375
[audio]Insight: Tax Breaks / Oak Park Clinic / Taiko Dan / Cheryl-the-Soccer-Mom
Budget Tax Breaks - Three recently enacted tax breaks to businesses worth about $2.5 billion have received heavy criticism from the California Budget Project, while others argue that these tax breaks keep major corporations in California, preserving jobs. Representatives of the California Budget Project and the California Chamber of Commerce tell you why they think these tax breaks are -- or are not -- warranted...
Keywords: Insight; KXJZ; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; California budget; tax breaks; California Budget Project; Oak Park Clinic; Taiko Dan; Cheryl the Soccer Mom; Margaret France; stand-up comedy; live performance
Downloads: 346
[audio]Insight: California Arts Council / Arts Funding / California Budget
A year ago this week, the California Arts Council got the bad news it had been dreading: the state government was cutting its Arts Council funding by more than 90 percent, from $18 million two years ago, to $1 million last year. We'll talk about the state of arts budgets with the Arts Council and local arts groups on today's Insight. Also, KXJZ's Mike Montgomery explains the highlights and bottom line of last night's late-night state budget deal.
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; California Arts Council; arts budget; California budget; Mike Montgomery
Downloads: 12
[audio]Insight: Budget Effects On Employment / Marcos Breton / Budget Impact on Higher Education / Violent Video Game Ruling
Budget Effect on Employment - UC Berkeley Labor Center released a study predicting that 2010's budget would lead to the loss of more than 300,000 full-time jobs in California. Jeffrey Callison asks Ken Jacobs, chair of the Labor Center and co-author of the study, what impact did the budget really had on employment, and looks at this year's budget. Marcos Breton - Bee columnist Marcos Breton joins us the first Wednesday of each month; his columns appear each Wednesday and Sunday in the Bee's Our ...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; California budget effects on employment; Ken Jacobs; UC Berkeley Labor Center; Marcos Breton; Sacramento Bee, The; California budget impact on higher education; California budget and UC and CSU systems; violent video game Supreme Court ruling; free speech and violent video games
Downloads: 143
[audio]Insight: Reporters' Roundtable / Tour de France
Some of the topics we plan to discuss today on our first reporters' roundtable: the State budget, booming construction in the Sacramento area, California’s prisons, how the governor is doing. (And hey, what about those Sacramento Kings? Vlade Divac, sweet-passing, nice-guy, goodwill ambassador out; Greg Ostertag, self-described “big, hated white guy” in? Is it possible that the nice-guy Kings, so beloved by the community, were just too soft to do things like, you know, win championships an...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; Tour de France; California prisons; Sacramento Kings; Arco arena; California governor; California budget
Downloads: 14
[audio]Insight: And the Budget Goes On / 'The Vagrants' / Mumbo Gumbo
And the Budget Goes On - The deadline for the legislature passing California's state budget has come and gone again. Today on Insight, Capitol Bureau Chief Marianne Russ tells what's happening with the never-ending budget process. Lawmakers are considering a Democratic plan to fix the state's $24 billion deficit, but with no apparent support from Republican lawmakers or Governor Schwarzenegger, the vote is probably just a formality...
Keywords: California budget; Marianne Russ; Vagrants, The; Yiyun Li; UC Davis; Mumbo Gumbo; studio performance; KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio
Downloads: 399
[audio]Insight: Gov. Jerry Brown's Formal Budget Release / Sound Advice - Capital Public Radio, Inc.
Brown's Budget - Gov. Jerry Brown officially announce the 2014 budget, which includes a boost in state spending in almost every department and more than $12 million toward the debt and a reserve. Sound Advice: Classical - Capital Public Radio's classical morning host Kent Teeters has several new CDs to share with music by Mozart and a little known American composer, plus some warm sounds from sunny Argentina.
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; California budget; Governor Brown releases budget; Jerry Brown budget release; Sound Advice: Classical; Kent Teeters
Downloads: 89
[audio]Insight: Budget Update / California Tax Burden / Amethyst Initiative
Budget Update - California lawmakers sent Governor Schwarzenegger a budget, but will he sign it? You'll hear the latest from KXJZ Deputy Capitol Bureau Chief Jenny O'Mara. Plus - Is California a high-tax state? Is there really any such thing, or is it all relative? Amethyst Initiative - Colleges nationwide are proposing a controversial idea – lowering the drinking age to reduce the problem of binge drinking on campus...
Keywords: California budget; California taxes; Jenny O'Mara; drinking age; binge drinking; Amethyst Initiative; David Watts Barton; KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio
Downloads: 201
[audio]Insight: Budget Fallout / Vagabond Opera / Sound Advice: Off Air
Budget Fallout - California's budget problems continue with the failure yesterday of a Democratic plan in the legislature. The state faces a deficit of $24 billion. Yesterday, the state's Controller, John Chiang, warned that without a budget, he will have to start issuing IOUs next week instead of checks. What would that mean, and what impact would it have on organizations that work with the state? Vagabond Opera - What do you get when you mix 1920s Eureopean Cabaret with vintage americana, Old ...
Keywords: California budget; California deficit; John Chiang; Vagabond Opera; studio performance; Sound Advice: Off Air; Nick Brunner; KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio
Downloads: 347
[audio]Insight: Budget Reaction / Orange Grove School / The Latte Rebellion / Talking to Animals
Budget Reaction - Governor Jerry Brown released his draft budget yesterday and it includes big cuts and spending limits. We'll get reaction from Jean Ross of the California Budget Project and Jon Coupal with the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers' Association. Orange Grove School - The Orange Grove School, which is part of the San Juan School District and serves disabled adults, is in danger of being closed due to budget cuts...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; California budget reaction; Howard Jarvis Taxpayers' Association; California Budget Project; Orange Grove School; adult education school may close due to budget cuts; Latte Rebellion, The; Sarah Jamila Stevenson; talking to animals; animal communicator; Charles Peden
Downloads: 123
[audio]Insight: Capitol Chat / New Budget Analysis / California Tourism / Peter Wilson's Music
Capitol Chat - We'll talk with Capitol Bureau Reporter Ben Adler about the just announced 2012-2013 budget and other related newsworthy items during our weekly signature segment. New Budget Analysis - We'll go into more depth about the new budget with Jean Ross, Executive Director of the California Budget Project and Jon Coupal, President of Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association. Jim Breuer - Comedian Jim Breuer came to fame on Saturday Night Live, where he was known for characters like Goat Boy a...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; Capitol Chat; Ben Adler; California budget analysis; Jean Ross, Executive Director, California Budget Project; Jon Coupal, President, Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association; Jim Breuer, comedian; Peter Wilson, musician; Shoulder to the Wheel; studio performance
Downloads: 120
[movies]California Budget Decimates Autism Parents Hope
Like Autism Live on Facebook at http://facebook.com/autismlive When Gov. Brown, State Senator Steinberg and Assemblyman Perez agreed on a fiscally responsible budget it appears they forgot about the Autism families who are struggling to make ends meet and get their children medically necessary treatment. Autism Mom, Shannon Penrod, puts in a heartfelt plea for a common sense approach from these gentleman who previously have been very supportive or Autism families but appear to have let us down i...
Keywords: autism treatment; card; autism live; gov jerry brown; senator steinberg; assemblyman perez; california budget autism; autism diagnosis; parent questions; funding autism treatment; co-pays for autism treatment; autism in california; shannon penrod; regional center fund
[audio]Insight: Budget Issues / Schwarzenegger / Sac Book Review / Youth Ballet
Small Town Budget Issues - We continue our short series on how local governments of different kinds are dealing with big budget cuts brought on by the recession and California's financial crisis. Yesterday, we heard about social service cuts in Sacramento County, and parks and recreation cuts in Placer County. Today on Insight, we'll hear how the City of Woodland is dealing with cuts to its public safety departments...
Keywords: California budget; financial crisis; Woodland, CA; public safety budgets; Governor Schwarzenegger; Schwarzenegger; Marianne Russ; Sacramento Book Review; Heidi Komlofske; Ross Rojek; Tahoe Youth Ballet; Christin Hanna; ballet debuts; KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio
Downloads: 357
[audio]Insight: Budget Update / Crocker Expansion / title of show / Grievous Angel
Budget Update - A budget deal has finally been reached this morning in Californa and we'll check in with Capitol Bureau reporter Ida Lieszkovszky. Crocker Expansion - The $100 million expansion of Sacramento's Crocker Museum is complete and a big community celebration is planned this weekend. We'll take an audio tour of some of the highlights of the new museum and then talk with director Lial Jones about it...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; California budget update; Ida Lieszkovszky; Crocker Art Museum expansion; Lial Jones; title of show; New Helvetia Theatre; Grievous Angel: The Legend of Gram Parsons; Michael Bate
Downloads: 115
[audio]Insight: CA Budget Proposal / Marcos Breton / Hospital / Sound Advice
California's 2010 Budget Proposal - California's budget remains a huge challenge for the state; it's 21 billion dollars in deficit. You'll hear an outline of Governor Schwarzenegger's new fiscal plan, as well as reactions. Marcos Breton - Sacramento Bee columnist Marcos Breton joins Insight the first Wednesday of each month to talk about top stories in the news. 'The Hospital at the End of the World' - An American nurse documented his experiences working in a remote clinic in Nepal in his book, ...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; California budget 2010 proposal; Marcos Breton; Sacramento Bee; American Nurse in Nepal; Hospital at the End of the World, The; Joe Niemczura; Sound Advice: classical; Kent Teeters
Downloads: 131
[audio]Insight: Tax Swap / Placer County Cookbook / Comedy Night
Tax Swap - Democrats in the California legislature have proposed a tax swap as part of a budget deal. The "swap" would lower sales tax and raise the income and vehicle taxes. The idea has been around for years, but Senate Pro Tem Darryl Steinberg is pushing it this year. Democrats like it, but Republicans don't buy it. We'll talk with Steinberg about the proposal and hear from H.D. Palmer with the California Department of Finance about it...
Keywords: Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; KXJZ; tax swap; sales tax; California Legislature; Darryl Steinberg; H.D. Palmer; Jean Ross; California Department of Finance about it; California Budget Project; Placer County Cookbook; Joanne Neft; Comedy Night; Luna's Cafe
Downloads: 368
[audio]Insight: Budget & Bills Update / Forensic Artist / Sisters Morales
Budget & Bills Update - Our Deputy Capitol Bureau Chief Jenny O'Mara joins us to talk about the impact of the federal bailout on the state budget and what bills Governor Schwarzenegger signed (and vetoed) before the deadline earlier this week. Crime Scene Sketches - Forensic artists reconstruct the likenesses of victims as well as criminals. Today on Insight, you’ll meet Sacramento Police Department artist Barbara Anderson, whose sketches and sculptures help solve crimes...
Keywords: California budget; budget shortfall; Jenny O'Mara; forensic artist; Barbara Anderson; Sacramento Police Department; crime scene sketches; reconstructive sculpture; Sisters Morales; live performance; KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio
Downloads: 297
[audio]Insight: State Budget / CADA / Train Safety / "The People's Warrior"
State Budget - Democrats passed a state budget last night without Republican votes. It includes deeper cuts than the Democrats had hoped and it won't put a tax increase on the ballot like Governor Jerry Brown had wanted. Some critics say it includes overly optimistic revenue projections based on assumptions the economy will improve. It also includes some legally questionable methods for saving money and generating revenue, like the elimination of redevelopment agencies and taxing online business...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; California budget; Ben Adler; CADA; Capitol Area Development Authority; Paul Schmidt, executive director, CADA; train safety; Operation Lifesaver; Pete Aadland, Executive Director, Operation Lifesaver; People's Warrior, The; Michael Lemov; John Moss biography
Downloads: 169
[audio]Insight: First 100 / Eileen Carr / Behind Budget / "Clark Reeper's Tales"
First 100 Days - Tomorrow is Kevin Johnson's 100th day as Sacramento Mayor. How has he done? Capital Public Radio News reporter Ben Adler has talked with Johnson, city council members and others for a story that airs tomorrow morning. He'll tell you about it. Eileen Carr - A Davis author who's had success in the romance genre - more specifically, chick-lit - has turned her hand to suspense. Eileen Carr's latest novel is called "Hold Back the Dark." We spoke with her on Insight a couple of years ...
Keywords: Sacramento mayor; Kevin Johnson; Ben Adler; Eileen Carr; Hold Back the Dark; Eileen Rendahl; author; California budget; Darrell Steinberg; Clark Reeper's Tales; Michael Panush; KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio
Downloads: 266
[audio]Insight: Budget Deal / Stephen Cannell / "Vive la Food" / "Treasure" play
Budget Deal - It seems like it's gone on forever, but the State of California finally has a budget deal. What did it take to break the deadlock? What are the main details? What happens next? Capital Public Radio News' Capitol Bureau Chief Marianne Russ tells you about it. Stephen J. Cannell - Do you remember watching "The A Team" or "The Rockford Files" on TV? Ever wonder about the person who wrote and produced them? Today on Insight, you'll meet writer Stephen J...
Keywords: budget deal; California budget; Marianne Russ; Rockford Files; Stephen J. Cannell; On the Grind; Vive la Food; chef documentary; Raphael Hitzke; California Stage; Treasure of the Sierra Madre; Mitch Agruss; Herb Robins; KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio
Downloads: 364
[audio]Insight: Reporters Roundtable
Our weekly reporters' roundtable topics will include the Democratic convention, prison reform and the Scott Peterson murder trial. We'll also discuss the pros and cons of a part-time legislature in Sacramento, and what's next with the state budget, and California prisons. Guests will include KCRA Channel 3 anchor and reporter Edie Lambert, Sacramento Bee editorial writer Pia Lopez, and KXJZ's Capitol Bureau Chief Mike Montgomery.
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; KCRA anchor; Edie Lambert; Sacramento Bee editorial writer; Pia Lopez; Mike Montgomery; Scott Peterson murder trial; California legislature; California prisons; California budget; Democratic convention
Downloads: 9
[audio]Insight: California's budget / "Evermore" / Author Spring Warren
California's budget - Over the next 20 years, California is expected to issue over $200 billion of new debt to pay for various public works projects. The annual cost of servicing that debt would likely by more than $15 billion. How much debt is appropriate for California? How can the state prepare itself to pay off all that debt? A new study released by the State Treasurer's office takes a look at these issues...
Keywords: California budget; Looking Beyond the Horizon; State Treasurer's office; Evermore; Edgar Allan Poe; Gary Wright; playwright; Eric Wheeler; Spring Warren; Western novel; Turpentine; debut novel; Davis-based author; KXJZ; Insight; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio
Downloads: 302
[audio]Insight: Sikh Shooting / The Domes / Enterprise Zones / Catriona McPherson
Sikh Shooting in Elk Grove - Two elderly Sikh men were gunned down in Elk Grove on Friday for no apparent reason while on their afternoon walk. Some in the Sikh community believe the victims were targeted because they wear turbans and are often mistaken for being Muslim. Today on Insight, we'll get an update on the police investigation from Officer Christopher Trim with the Elk Grove Police Department...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; Sikh shooting in Elk Grove; hate crime possibility; Domes at UC Davis; California enterprise zones; Alissa Anderson; California Budget Project; Matt Mahood; Sacramento Metro Chamber; Catriona McPherson; UC Davis
Downloads: 196
[audio]Insight: Downieville Classic / Budget Update / Th' Mole / Mavis Staples
Downieville Classic - Some big names in mountain biking are gearing up for the 2009 Downieville Classic happening this weekend. Today on Insight, pro riders Adam Craig, Jason Moeschler and Ross Schnell tell you about the race and why some think it's the best downhill course in the country. Budget Update - Last Thursday, there were rumors going around the State Capitol that a budget was maybe two or three days away...
Keywords: Downieville Classic; mountain bike race; budget update; California budget; Marianne Russ; Th' Mole; DJ, record producer, entertainer; Mavis Staples; Staples Singers; KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio
Downloads: 299
[audio]Insight: Budget Update / Amanda Scott / Sister Crayon / Sound Advice
Budget Update - It's the start of another fiscal year in California and there's supposed to be a new state government budget in place. But to no one's great surprise, there is no budget, and there seems to be no immediate prospect of one being passed. Today on Insight, we'll talk with Capitol Bureau Chief Marianne Russ about it. We'll also discuss a couple of new California laws that take effect today...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; California budget update; Marianne Russ; California DUI laws; Amanda Scott; romance novels set in medieval Scotland; Tempted by a Warrior; Sister Crayon; Concert in the Park; Sound Advice: Classical; Kent Teeters
Downloads: 803
[audio]Insight: Budget Revise Reaction / Branch Rickey III / Sac State Jazz
Budget Revise Reaction - The May Revise for the California state budget was released on Wednesday. Today on Insight, we talk with KXJZ News' Capital Bureau Chief Marianne Russ about revisions in the budget and what the reaction is to it. Branch Rickey III - The president of Triple A baseball's Pacific Coast league is speaking in Sacramento. He is the grandson of Branch Rickey, the famous baseball executive who brought Jackie Robinson to the majors...
Keywords: California budget; budget revisions; gay marriage; Marianne Russ; Branch Rickey III; triple A baseball; Pacific Coast league; Jackie Robinson; Sac State vocal jazz; Downbeat Award winners; C-Sus; KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio
Downloads: 321
[audio]Insight: Budget Study / Bike Control / Dorine Jennette / La Descarga!
Budget Study - A new study says Governor Schwarzenegger's proposed budget could cost California the equivalent of 331,000 full-time jobs. This comes from the UC Berkeley Center for Labor Research and Education. Center researchers also propose an alternative budget that they say would save California nearly 250,000 jobs. Today on Insight, we'll get details and reaction to the study. Bike Control - How do humans control bicycles? It's a complicated skill and scientists know less about it than you ...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; California budget study; UC Berkeley Center for Labor Research and Education; bike control; bike riding study; Dorine Jennette; Urchin to Follow; La Descarga!; Sacramento Jazz Festival and Jubilee
Downloads: 576
[audio]Insight: Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson / IOU / Stand Up Comedy / The Indigo Girls
Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson - NPR's Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson is visiting Sacramento. Today on Insight, we'll talk with her about her work in Afghanistan and what it's like to be home. IOU History - California's cash shortage has forced it to start sending out IOUs instead of checks to some vendors and benefit recipients. It's not the first time California has had to do this - it happened in the early 1990s, too...
Keywords: Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson; Afghanistan; IOU; California budget; cash shortage; Michael Semler; stand-up comedy; John Ross; Micaela Smith; The Indigo Girls; WorldFest; Grass Valley; Poseidon and the Bitter Bug; Emily Saliers; KXJZ; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; Insight
Downloads: 343
[audio]Insight: Budget Countdown / Lifting Same-Sex Marriage Stay / Ben Dangl
Budget Countdown - We check in on Governor Brown's plan to fix the state's budget in 60 days with Capitol reporter Ben Adler. Lifting Same-Sex Marriage Stay - California's new Attorney General Kamala Harris has asked an Appeals Court to allow gay marriages to resume in the state while it considers the constitutionality of the California's ban on same-sex unions. Today on Insight, we'll talk about it with UC Davis law professor Vikram Amar...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; Brown's countdown; California budget; Ben Adler; same-sex marriage; gay marriage; Prop. 8; UC Davis; Vikram Amar; Ben Dangl; Dancing with Dynamite: Social Movements and States in Latin America; Latin America politics
Downloads: 134
[audio]Insight: Tax Withholding / Governor's Race / Book Translation / Documentary
Tax Withholding - If you live in California, don't be surprised if you find your next paycheck a little smaller than before. It's because of a tax change that's meant to help the state and was one of the compromises California's legislature agreed on to balance the budget. What is the change, how does it work and how will it affect you? Today on Insight, we'll get the answers to those questions from a public information officer for the Franchise Tax Board...
Keywords: California tax withholding; California budget; California Governor's race; Marianne Russ; Sherry Bebitch Jeffe; USC School of Policy, Planning and Development; textbook translation; Braille textbooks; Sacramento Braille Transcribers; River of Renewal; Klamath River; Jack Kohler; KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio
Downloads: 166
[audio]Insight: Controller on CA Budget / Cuts Hit Sac DA Office / Public Pension Critic / The Bond
Controller on CA Budget - California's Proposition 25 says lawmakers will not receive pay if a budget isn't passed by the deadline. Lawmakers passed a budget by the deadline, but Gov. Jerry Brown quickly vetoed it, saying it wasn't "balanced." Yesterday, California State Treasurer Bill Lockyer also called the budget into question on Insight, saying he didn't believe it was balanced either. California's Controller John Chiang looked into the issue and decided to withhold lawmakers' pay based on h...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; John Chiang, California Controller; California budget concerns; legislators pay withheld; Jan Scully, Sacramento County District Attorney; Sacramento District Attorney's office; public pension benefits; Marcia Fritz, proponent of pension reform; Bond, The; The Bond: Our Kinship with Animals, Our Call to Defend Them; Wayne Pacelle
Downloads: 132
[audio]Insight: Budget Update / Zoe Dunning / Tour of California
Budget Update - After months of on-again, off-again talks, California finally has a budget deal. Sort of. The legislation is still being written and it isn't certain that the deal has all the votes it will need. Today on Insight, we'll talk about the latest news coming out of the Capitol with Bureau Chief Marianne Russ. Zoe Dunning - The Pentagon's "don't ask, don't tell" policy ended the military careers of many gay and lesbian soldiers, sailors and pilots, but not all of them...
Keywords: California budget; budget update; Marianne Russ; Zoe Dunning; don't ask don't tell; gay military member; homosexuals in the military; Tour of California; bicycle racing; Lance Armstrong; Floyd Landis; Ben Adler; James Raia; KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio
Downloads: 249
[audio]Insight: Budget Analysis / Community to Classroom / Obama / Sacred Geometry
Budget Analysis - California's budget is about $20 billion in deficit and more big cuts are expected. Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger talked about some of his ideas for balancing the budget last week. Which cuts make the most sense? Which are most likely to happen? And what other options might California pursue? Today on Insight, we'll talk about all of this with Sacramento Bee columnist Dan Morain...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; California budget analysis; Dan Morain, Sacramento Bee columnist; From the Community to the Classroom; racial justice documentary film; Davis High School filmmakers; Inside Obama's Brain; Sasha Abramsky; sacred geometry in art; Jonathan Quintin
Downloads: 103
[audio]Insight: Budget Update / Large Hadron Collider / Of Great and Mortal Men
Budget Update - California congressional leaders say they're close to signing a new state budget. Today on Insight, KXJZ News' Deputy Capitol Bureau Chief Jenny O'Mara tells you about it. Large Hadron Collider - UC Davis physicists tell you about the Large Hadron Collider, the world's largest particle accelerator. It just became operational in Switzerland. "Of Great and Mortal Men" - An ambitious new album by local musicians features 43 songs about 43 American presidencies...
Keywords: California budget; budget update; Jenny O'Mara; Large Hadron Collider; particle accelerator; UC Davis physicists; Of Great and Mortal Men; songs of the presidencies; presidential music; Christian Kiefer; Matthew Gerken; Jefferson Pitcher; David Watts Barton; KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio
Downloads: 306
[audio]Insight: Budget Vote / Serving the Underserved / Jamie Whitmore / Chicano Art Movement
Budget Vote - The California legislature could take a test vote on the budget next week, right before the Citizen's Redistricting Commission is slated to unveil its recommendations. We'll talk about what this means with Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler. Serving the Underserved - A former welfare mother who's now a physician assistant, has won a national award for her work with the underserved at the Harmony Health Medical Center in Linda...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; California budget and redistricting; Ben Adler; physician assistant wins national award; Rachel Stark Farrell, Physician Assistant; American Academy of Physician Assistants 2011 PA Service to the Underserved Award; Jamie Whitmore, 2007 XTERRA Triathlon USA champion; athlete's recovery from cancer; Chicano art movement; Jorge Santana; Malo; Jose Montoya
Downloads: 114
[audio]Insight: Budget Big Picture / K Street Development / Autism and Vaccinations / Painting Bolinas
Budget Big Picture - Now that we've had a week to examine the Governor's draft budget proposal, is it an honest budget? Do the numbers add up? And what does it mean for California's overall economy? Today on Insight, we'll talk about it with Stephen Levy, senior economist and director of the Center for Continuing Study of the California Economy in Palo Alto. K Street Redevelopment - Three new businesses are opening on K Street today despite the slow economic recovery - the Dive Bar, a pizza join...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; California budget; Stephen Levy; Center for Continuing Study of the California Economy; K Street redevelopment; George Karpaty; autism and vaccines; MIND Institute at UC Davis; Judy Van de Water; Painting Bolinas; Wendy Elkin; Sacramento Film and Music Festival
Downloads: 142
[audio]Insight: Legislative session / City Council / Sick Author / Heringer Band
Legislative Session - It's the last day of the legislative session and we're discussing the big item bills passing through the Capitol. Capital Public Radio state government reporter Ida Lieszkovszky joins us to talk about the bills that have been, could be, or should have been passed. City Council - Not long ago, Sacramento City Council members implicitly put a limit on the allotted time for public comments by pushing the comment period from the beginning to the end of their meetings...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; California legislature ends session; California budget delay; Ida Lieszkovszky; Sacramento City Council public comments; sick author; UC Davis law professor; Toni Bernhard; How to be Sick; Andrew Heringer Band; Under California Skies; free download thanks to fan contributions
Downloads: 285
[audio]Insight: State Worker Pay / San Diego Strong Mayor / Zakir Hussain / Kevin Munroe
State Worker Pay - Last Friday was supposed to be the final furlough Friday, but was it really? And will Gov. Schwarzenegger be successful in his quest to change state worker pay to minimum wage during fiscal emergencies? Today on Insight, we'll get an update on these issues from the Sacramento Bee's Jon Ortiz, who covers state worker issues and writes a blog and a column both called "The State Worker." San Diego Strong Mayor - San Diego voters just approved making the switch permanently from a ...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; California state worker pay; California budget late; Jon Ortiz; State Worker, The; Sacramento Bee, The; Sacramento strong mayor initiative; San Diego strong mayor; Alison St. John; KPBS reporter; Zakir Hussain; Bela Fleck; Edgar Meyer; Music in the Mountains; Kevin Munroe; Luna's Cafe; comedy night
Downloads: 836
[audio]Insight: Senator Maldonado / Redistricting Reform / Letters
Senator Maldonado - One of the most controversial figures in California's recent budget deal was State Senator Abel Maldonado. He was one of a handful of Republicans to break party ranks and vote with the Democratic majority in favor of last month's budget package. While he managed to secure several big concessions from the Democrats in exchange for his support, he also paid a political price. We'll talk with Sen...
Keywords: California State Senator; Abel Maldonado; California budget crisis; redistricting; reform; Kim Alexander; California Voter Foundation; Tim Hodson; Center For California Studies; Elaine Howle; California State Auditor; Kathay Feng; California Common Cause; DJ Oasis; KXJZ; Insight; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio
Downloads: 366
[audio]Insight: Budget Update / ER Usage / Galt Olympian / Zen Abbott
State Budget Update - We get an update on the state budget from KXJZ's Capitol Bureau Chief Marianne Russ. Emergency Room Usage - California emergency rooms are more crowded than ever before, but not with patients needing emergency care. Today on Insight, we'll talk with researchers and hospital officials about the source of the problem and it's not the uninsured. Galt Olympian - Galt resident and Olympic champion Stephanie Brown Trafton is being honored by her hometown today...
Keywords: state budget; California budget; Capitol Bureau; Marianne Russ; emergency rooms; ER; emergency room usage; Olympic gold medalist; Beijing Olympics; Stephanie Brown Trafton; Galt Olympian; Zen Abbott; Norman Fischer; Sailing Home: Using Homer's Odyssey to Navigate Life's Perils and Pitfalls; Everyday Zen Foundation; KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio
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[audio]Insight: Judiciary Budget Cuts / Realigning Services / Health Benefit Exchanges / Snow Sport Safety
Judiciary Budget Cuts - Gov. Jerry Brown proposed last week permanently cutting the judiciary's budget by $200 million as part of his plan to reduce the state's deficit. The governor's budget proposal leaves it up to the California Judicial Branch to decide - at least initially - where to make the cuts. We'll talk about it with Emily Green, a reporter for "The Daily Journal" whose been covering the story...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; California budget cuts, judicial branch; Emily Green; Daily Journal, The; Governor Brown's realignment plan; Steve Szaley; Ben Adler; health benefit exchange; California Health Benefit Exchange Board; Kim Belshe; snow sport safety; Dick Penniman; SnowSport Safety Foundation
Downloads: 28
[audio]Insight: Budget Vote Update / "The Glee Project" / "My Heart is an Idiot" / MANIAC
Budget Vote Update - Which is the more pressing issue for California lawmakers right now? The budget, which is way out of balance with no compromise in sight, or redestricting, which could send some lawmakers into political limbo? Today on Insight, Capital Public Radio State Government Reporter Ben Adler tells you what's going on. "The Glee Project" - You'll meet the Central Valley woman competing on "The Glee Project," a TV series that debuts this weekend...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; California budget vote update; Ben Adler; Glee Project, The; Lindsay Pierce, contestant, The Glee Project; My Heart is an Idiot; Davy Rothbart, creator, Found Magazine; David Meiklejohn, director, My Heart is an Idiiot; MANIAC; artists collaborative exhibits in Sacramento
Downloads: 144
[audio]Insight: Democrat-Sponsored Budget Reform / Marcos Breton / Iraq Marshes / Barefoot Running
Democrat-Sponsored Budget Reform Bills - Two bills that would change the budget process are being debated on the floor of the California State Assembly and are being well received by Democrats, Republicans and the business community. We'll speak with SB 15's sponsor, Senator Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) and SB 14's co-sponsor, Assemblywoman Susan Bonilla (D-Contra Costa). We'll also speak with the CEO of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, Carl Guardino, about why business leaders support budget...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; California budget reform bills; SB 15; Mark DeSaulnier, California State Senator; SB 14; Susan Bonilla, California State Assemblywoman; Carl Guardino, CEO, Silicon Valley Leadership Group; Marcos Breton; Sacramento Bee, The; Iraq Marshes; Mesopotamian Marshes of southern Iraq; Nadia Al-Mudaffar Fawzi, University of Basra; Sacramento State; barefoot running; Michael Sandler
Downloads: 126
[audio]Insight: Compensation Insurance / Storytelling Festival / Sound Advice
State Compensation Insurance - California's tentative budget deal includes a plan to sell a portion of the government-controlled workers comp insurance fund. Today on Insight, Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner tells you what that means. Sierra Storytelling Festival - Every summer for a weekend, storytellers and listeners gather near Nevada City for the Sierra Storytelling Festival. This is the 24th year of the festival...
Keywords: State Fund; State Compensation Insurance; California budget; California Insurance Commissioner; Steve Poizner; Sierra Storytelling Festival; Nevada City storytellers; Izzi Tooinsky; Baba Jamal Koram; John Deaderick; Sound Advice: Off Air; Nick Brunner; Wanderlust Festival; KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio
Downloads: 344
[audio]Insight: May Revise / Parrot Rescue / Blue Thumb / Faith Prince / Troy Conrad
May Revise - Governor Brown just released his revised budget. Today on Insight, we'll talk about it with Capital Public Radio News' Capitol Bureau Chief Marianne Russ. Parrot Rescue - A local parrot rescue organization is fielding inquires and trying to get the word out about adoptions due to the recent release of a the Disney animated movie "Rio," which features a talking parrot who can't fly. Mickaboo Companion Bird Rescue has taken in a number of birds due to the recession and area foreclosur...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; California budget May revise; Marianne Russ, Capitol Bureau Chief; parrot rescue group; Mickaboo Companion Bird Rescue; Dennis Newhall, Mickaboo volunteer (and CPR music host); Regional Water Authority; Blue Thumb water efficiency program; Faith Prince; Sacramento Philharmonic Orchestra; Troy Conrad, comedian; Comedy Jesus
Downloads: 115
[audio]Insight: John Chiang / Sac City Council Budget Vote / Bee / Kushman by the Bottle
John Chiang - An amendment to the California constitution gives state lawmakers until the end of the week to pass a balanced budget or forfeit their paychecks. But after last year's showdown between legislators and State Controller John Chiang, which sparked a lawsuit, a court ruled that the legislature is the only body with the power to suspend its pay. We talk with John Chiang about his battle to withhold legislators' pay last year and the possibility that legislators will withhold their pay t...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; John Chiang, California State Controller; California budget; Sacramento budget vote; Bob Moffitt; Bee, award-winning short movie by Raphael Hitzke; Rachael Hitzke, filmmaker; Kushman by the Bottle; Rick Kushman on wine; Andis Winery tasting room; Mark McKenna
Downloads: 202
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